Classic horror roleplaying in the world of Chaosium’s Cthulhu Mythos
A recreation of the classic Call of Cthulhu boxed set from 1981, brought to horrific life 40 years later! Created thanks to the wildly successful Call of Cthulhu Classic Kickstarter, this product is very limited!
And remember—with a little tweaking, everything in this collection can be used with the 7th Edition rules of the game! Check out Keeper Becca Scott running “The Auction” using the game’s latest rules here.
The Core Rules
The Call of Cthulhu Classic Rulebook is expressly written for people without great experience in role-playing. This core book explains all of the Investigator characteristics, including Sanity, the consequences, and Sanity loss required when meeting fearsome creatures—the alien intelligences of the Cthulhu Mythos. Also included are the rules for the magic system and spells for the Mythos, as well as scenarios, and appendices with useful additional materials. This special 40th anniversary edition also includes the 8-page scenario “Wail of the Witch”, by Keith Herber.
The 1920s Sourcebook
A full primer on Call of Cthulhu’s signature campaign setting. The book is overflowing with material that a Keeper needs for roleplaying in the 1920s. It contains information on the cost of goods, distances and travel times, historical background, and an expanded weapons list. Also included are additional monsters, archaeological dig site plans, and more!
The World Map
For when you want to take your investigation global! This red-ink map showcases major cities, continents, mountains, rivers, real-world archaeological sites, and suspected locations of Mythos entities.
Investigator Sheets & Character Silhouettes
A collection of card character silhouettes that can be cut out and used to show the position of the Investigators, monsters, and minions! Also included are a collection of blank character sheets to create new and unique Investigators for your campaigns. This includes a special additional sheet of silhouettes featuring monsters such as Dimensional Shamblers, Elder Things, Flying Polyps, and even Shoggoths.
Classic Keeper Screen
The first Keeper Screen for Call of Cthulhu debuted in 1983 and we have remastered it for this release! It contains all quick-reference information, as well as a place for the Keeper to conceal their secrets. It also sports the updated Call of Cthulhu 40th Anniversary logo!
40th Anniversary Dice
The 40th is a “Ruby” anniversary, so we’ve included a set of blood-ruby colored dice to mark this momentous occasion! This set includes a total of 3D6, to make rolling up your investigator characteristics as easy as possible!
Arkham Poster Map
This color poster map of Arkham is a great way to track the location of your investigators, and not to mention a fantastic opportunity to put your character silhouettes to use!
Exclusive To The Deluxe 2” Boxed Set
The following five supplement books are only available in the Deluxe 2” Boxed set! With a little tweaking, all of the scenarios in these additional books can be played using the 7th Edition rules of the game.
Shadows of Yog Sothoth is an epic, globe-spanning campaign. The first of its kind in the TTRPG world!
The Asylum & Other Tales contains seven sinister scenarios set around the world and on the high seas.
Cthulhu Companion contains four scenarios as well as additional rules and source material to expand your games.
Trail of the Tsathogghua is a mini campaign comprising three scenarios that span across the world.
Fragments of Fear has information on additional gods, backgrounds, and other new rules. It also contains an additional scenario.
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- Year Released:
- 1981, 2022
- 2nd Edition Call of Cthulhu
- Black & White Boxed Set
- Sandy Petersen, William James Hamblin III, Steve Perrin, Greg Stafford, Anders Swenson, Lynne Willis, Charlie Krank
- Cover Artist:
- Gene Day
- Interior Artist:
- Gene Day
- Scanning and OCR:
- Rick Meints
- Nick Nacario
Getting this box set was like seeing an old and dear friend after a long absence. I got the original 2nd edition set for my 13th birthday waaaaayyy back in 1985 and for years it was a prize possession, poured over feverishly and often. Somewhere in the intervening decades I lost it and assumed that was that. What a surprise to find you reprinting it and with all those lovely supplements! This thing is even more beautiful and perfect than I remember! What a gift! Thank you thank you thank you, Chaosium. You have made my year!
Quality printing, sturdy box, good dice, everything is exactly what I was hoping it would be.
I love everything in the box. High quality, good stock, great accessories. The scenarios are awesome and I can’t wait to run some of them
This was soooo well worth the wait...Chaosium really outdid themselves with such a fantastic reproduction of true classic material.